Katherine Mansfield's short story "Miss Brill" is an extremely good example of how a writer can use different literary aspect to bring about an understanding of Miss Brill the character. The use of literary aspects to reveal some truth about a character to the reader are often referred to as characterization. Three of the most easily recognized affects used in Mansfield's "Miss Brill" are her use of symbolism, setting, and points of view used by
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Brill, based on the truths presented in the statements made by each.
Mansfield's "Miss Brill" is an excellent example of how a writer can give understanding of a character through characterization. She does this by allowing the reader to understand Miss Brill through the readers own methods. The most obvious methods that are available to the reader are the characterization methods of symbolism, setting, and points of view used by different characters in her story.